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L'evento business e promozionale più importante del Midwest degli USA Con il Patrocinio del Consolato Generale d'Italia a ChicagoIn collaborazione con ENIT Nord America e ITPC (Italian Travel Promotion Council) Su richiesta degli operatori di settore di Chicago, le date di Italian Expo 2014 sono state spostate al 23-24 Ottobre 2014. &n...

Valbruna Slater Stainless, Inc., a stainless steel and nickel alloy manufacturer, announced plans today to expand its operations here, creating up to 45 new jobs by 2017.   The company, which is a subsidiary of Vicenza, Italy-based Acciaierie Valbruna, will invest $30.5 million to renovate and equip its Fort Wayne facilities, constructing a...

The life of former Saginaw County Judge Leopold P. Borrello was marked by a passion for the law and justice, by love for his family and by nearly two decades of public service on the bench.   Borrello died Sunday, Jan. 18, at the age of 82. One of his three sons, Andre Borrello, said he always looked up to and respected his father. &nb...

Youngstown History Center of Industry and Labor - 151 West Wood Street, Youngstown, Ohio 44503. Screening - September 24 @ 5pm: La Mia Strada – My Road. Documentary Exploration of Italian American identity. Director, Michael Angelo DiLauro   La Mia Strada (My Road) is a compelling exploration of ethnicity and cu...

Two community leaders were honored Friday night at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside's Celebrazione Italiana dinner. Carmelo Tenuta, owner of Sports Physical Therapists and senior partner at OccuPro Industrial Solutions, was given the lifetime achievement award.   Carmel Ruffolo, associate vice president for research and innovation a...

It's not as common as it once was for American kids to learn Italian as their first language — and even when they do, it often fades as they grow. That's exactly what happened with Berwyn native Vincent Cerda, who grew up speaking Italian fluently but didn't rediscover his love for the language until he entered high school at Nazareth Academy. "Af...

by Sandra Tornberg   Antoinette DelVillano is an architect working in New York City. She is a graduate of the University of Michigan and Ohio State University. Antoinette entered this photo of her father Antonio DelVillano, uncle Rolando DelVillano, aunts Sandra DelVillano Marchi and Lisa Wagner, and grandfather Gaetano DelVillano in the My...

Children ages 4 to 13 years old can immerse themselves in the wonders of Italian language and culture through a wide range of enjoyable and educational activities on the beautifully landscaped grounds of Casa Italia. Our program focuses on teaching your children the Italian language through songs, games, storytelling, movies and skits. Children ca...

Her calendar is perpetually full and her energy is seemingly boundless. But when you have the opportunity to sit and chat with Lorraine Dodero, she makes you feel as if nothing in the world is more important than the time she's spending with you at that moment. The twinkle in her eyes and her infectious smile puts you at ease immediately...whether...

by Melissa Anders   Davide Canavesio was looking into Detroit and Chicago as potential locations for a new North American office for his Italian manufacturing firm. That is, until Virg Bernero came along. The Lansing mayor met Canavesio at a business conference in Turin, Italy. "He said, 'You should consider Lansing,'" Canavesio sa...

For the month of June, Eataly Chicago is celebrating the World Cup the way we know best: with Eatalian food! We've selected 16 highly competitive, high quality products and now it's your turn to VOTE for the winner. Every other day, 1 match will take place at Eataly Chicago and will be featured on Eataly Chicago's Facebook page and here on the Eat...

Join us for an evening dedicated to learning all about Chicagoland's finest Italian language classes. - Enjoy a free Italian class trial lesson- Meet instructors and other students- Sample authentic Italian cuisine- Participate in our free, live raffle- Enjoy musical entertainment- Register for your next course   For a complete schedule of...